Danny Hastings currently works as a Program Specialist at the Close Up Foundation. He attended Hobart and William Smith Colleges in his hometown of Geneva, NY, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History. Before joining Close Up in 2017, Danny worked as an organizer in Ohio during the 2016 elections.
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Political Ads on Social Media
November 25, 2019
On October 30, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that, effective November 22, Twitter would ban all political advertising on its platform. Dorsey justified the decision by explaining that political ads present “entirely new challenges to civic discourse.”1 Twitter’s sweeping decision was not an arbitrary one; it was the result of a new wave of scrutiny […]Read More >